Definition of every one in US English:

every one

pronoun

  • Each one.

    • ‘They sit at the top of every one of your pages and they're designed to make it easy to spot things when you bookmark them.’
    • ‘I've only got a limited amount of races left in my career and every one counts.’
    • ‘Baths and showers are torment, as after every one the itch is worse, the dryness more extreme.’
    • ‘Look how the sun warms every one of us in the morning with its soft dappled beams.’
    • ‘We parried with all the other reasons people might have weblogs, and he met and challenged me on every one.’
    • ‘It is up to every one of us to explore ways and means of cutting down on the contents of our garbage bin.’
    • ‘No one is making excuses for that; every one of those lives lost is a catastrophe.’
    • ‘For every one of these bags you imagine a few more grey hairs, a few more lines etched deeper into the forehead.’
    • ‘He wrote a lot more than I do; but there they are and every one is pretty much worth its place in the book.’
    • ‘Such protection against enemy fire means every one of the troops returns from the raid uninjured.’
    • ‘He commemorated the event by kissing every one of the female members of the European party he could find.’
    • ‘We then got to meet the children and from this point on we were just smitten with every one of them.’
    • ‘The content of each book has been designed by a student from Glasgow School of Art so that every one is unique.’
    • ‘Let me go and get hit by a bus and I'll bet you they release every one of those records as an album and people will buy them.’
    • ‘This is what we expected from every one of the lectures and we were surprised to find that didn't happen.’
    • ‘Each and every one of the victories was in the balance right up to the final whistle.’
    • ‘It certainly was an honour, but it is up to every one of us to make sure we help our fellow citizens.’
    • ‘She's never wanted to have a job because she's loathed every one she's ever done.’
    • ‘Each and every one of them appears to be trying to fool the populace into believing that potty training is fun.’
    • ‘George is the survivor, the cat with nine lives, and he has an autobiography for every one of them.’
    every one, each one, each and every one, one and all, all, the whole lot
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Usage

The pronoun everyone, meaning ‘every person,’ is spelled as one word: everyone had a great time at the party. The pronoun every one, meaning ‘each one,’ is spelled as two words: every one of the employees got a bonus at the end of the year